Almost Heaven…Road Trip!

Hello again!  I know I've been away from the blog for a while, but rest assured that I have been keeping busy - learning, doing, and spending quality time in nature!  It's such a wonderful time of year, and I am like a kid in a candy store, stopping for every plant, wanting to see... Continue Reading →

My 2018 Herb Garden

I finally started sowing my seeds!  So many seeds, so little space!  I ordered the Lifeline Medicinal Herb Garden through Mountain Rose Herbs and didn't realize until it arrived that I might've gone a little overboard.  There are 18 different kinds of seeds in the kit, plus all of the other things we already planned... Continue Reading →

The Appeal of Herbalism

For thousands of years, humans have utilized nature's resources for the treatment of a variety of ailments.  As we progressed in scientific thought and knowledge, we began to focus primarily on treatment of disease, rather than prevention of disease or maintaining wellness.  Modern medicine was born.  The medical and pharmaceutical industries are what we tend... Continue Reading →

Joys of Climbing

I had a great climbing day today.  I persevered through some difficult routes I had failed on before, and finally sent them.  My climbing partner is nursing an ankle injury, so I was able to climb more and I pulled off some impressive moves.  The weather was perfect, the moves flowed intuitively and for the most part, my... Continue Reading →

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